MERIDITH ELLIOTT POWELL, CSP, CPAE
Sales Strategist, Leadership Expert, and Award-Winning Author
KEYNOTE VIDEOS
KEYNOTE FEE:

$10,001 - $15,000

Keynote fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
TRAVELS FROM:

North Carolina/South Carolina
VIRTUAL VIDEOS
VIRTUAL FEE:

$7,500

"WOW, WOW, WOW and WOW! Meridith was AMAZING! Sharp and high energy, I immediately tried her ideas and got amazing results!"

"Funny, Motivating, Meridith engages, entertains, and gets your audience to do the impossible – take action!"

"Meridith had our group captivated from start to finish and the positive feedback has been tremendous. We'll definitely ask her back."

CEO

"She had me in the first 30-seconds, high energy, amazing content, stories so relevant to the Nantahala Outdoor Center – every board member, dishwasher, raft guide, needs to experience Meridith!"

Chief Marketing Officer
ABOUT MERIDITH ELLIOTT POWELL

Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to watch by Currency Fair, Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare and finance. Meridith worked her way up from an entry-level position to earn her seat at the C-Suite table. She is Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by less than twelve percent of professional speakers.

She has a cutting-edge message, rooted in real-life examples and real-world knowledge. She is the author of six books, including Winning In The Trust & Value Economy (a finalist in the USA Best Book Awards) and her latest, THRIVE: Turning Uncertainty To YOUR Competitive Advantage, a roadmap of how to grow your business and drive sales in highly shifting, constantly changing economic times. Meridith writes, speaks and is passionate about helping her clients understand everything they need to know about how to make this economy start working for them.

High energy and highly interactive, Meridith’s keynotes help leaders and business owners learn the new rules of success today. Including how today’s economy has changed, how that has changed today’s customers and employees, and specifically how that impacts your business.

In her highly engaging keynote-speaking sessions, Meridith shows her audiences how to attract more business, retain top talent, and leap into position to win in this new economy. No walking on coals, no breaking boards, just real-life strategies you can put into place first thing Monday morning.

MERIDITH ELLIOTT POWELL PROGRAMS & TOPICS

THRIVE: Turning Uncertainty To YOUR Competitive Advantage

Competitive, challenging and constantly changing – that is today’s marketplace! To grow and compete you need a new perspective and a new approach to sales, marketing and business growth. In this high-energy, power-packed session, Motivational Speaker Meridith Elliott Powell shares the innovative strategies you need to redefine disruption, put you in the driver’s seat, and turn uncertainty to your competitive advantage.

Based on research from her newest book, Thrive: Turning Uncertainty to Competitive Advantage, where Meridith studied nine companies (who started in the late 1700s to early 1800s) that are still thriving in business today. Businesses that have survived World Wars, Economic Depression, and yes, even a Pandemic. Her research revealed a powerful methodology for what it takes to navigate change at this level, to find opportunity in crisis, and how to inspire your members to move from reacting to change to driving it.

In this program, Meridith walks you through the steps you need to strategically move forward, proactively prepare for disruptions, standout from the competition, and dominate your marketplace. You’ll leave this session with a personal strategy that ensures you have what you need to stay razor-like focused, highly flexible and ready to turn uncertainty to your competitive advantage.

This keynote has it all – energy, engagement and an innovative, empowering message.

Key Takeaways:

  • Meridith’s research based 9-STEP formula for Thriving in Uncertainty ™
    Proven techniques for predicting the changes coming in the marketplace.
  • Powerful strategies that ensure longevity and success in highly volatile times.
  • Secrets to making the RIGHT and critical decisions that move your organization forward.
  • Personal plan of action to turn uncertainty to competitive advantage.

Leadership Redefined: Ownership, Engagement, Results!

Employee engagement trumps customer engagement – every single time! The relationship you build with our team members and associates is more important, will impact growth, more than the relationship you build with your customers. There is so little you can control, and the one thing you need to succeed – a strong team – is getting harder and harder to create. It’s time for a new approach, a new perspective and a new set of strategies to redefine how you lead.

In this highly shifting, constantly changing economic times the organization with the best talent is the team guaranteed to masterfully navigate change, exceed customer expectations, and leave the competition in the dust. The fastest path to profitability and business growth is through the quality of and the engagement level of your team. In this session, Business Growth Strategist, Meridith Elliott Powell, shares the leadership development strategies you need to hire top talent in the most challenging times, build culture in a virtual world, and create loyalty and longevity in a world where turnover is the norm.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn why engaging today’s employees is different, and gain the leadership development strategies to understand what employees want, and how to easily, and effectively, deliver time and time again.
  • Proven strategies to get the best and the brightest to beat a path to your door even in the toughest environments.
  • Innovative strategies to creating culture in a virtual world, and the secrets to getting employees to want to come back to the office.
  • Powerful tactics to build a team that is as passionate and committed as you are about the growth of your business.
  • The secrets to turning uncertainty of your market, team, customers and sales into your greatest competitive advantage.

Sales Redefined: Strategies To Succeed No Matter What This Marketplace Does

You followed all the rules. You’ve read all the books. You’ve implemented all the strategies. And still growing your branch, building your practice is a constant challenge. A challenge to get above the white noise. A challenge to stand out from the competition. A challenge to get to the decision maker. And a challenge to get the deal to close.

Why?

Because sales has gone through a major disruption. If you’re still using traditional techniques, then you’re making sales so much harder than it has to be. To succeed, you need to evolve.

You need to transform how you attract clients – build your reputation – engage with the marketplace – and get results.Join us for this high energy, highly interactive and high-powered keynote where business growth strategist and keynote speaker Meridith Elliott Powell shares the innovative techniques you need to dominate your market and leave your competition in the dust.

Key Takeaways:

  • Deep understanding of how your marketplace has changed – the shifts in the marketplace, alignment of sales and marketing, client buying behavior, and competitive landscape.
  • Innovative techniques that get the doors to open and put you in front of decision makers.
  • Powerful ideas you need to shorten that sales cycle and increase your close ratio.
  • Cutting-edge strategies to build your reputation and credibility with clients.
  • Proven strategies to prominently position you in the marketplace making it easier for clients to choose you over the competition.
  • Your personal strategy to Dominate, Differentiate, Deliver.

DEFY: Strategies to Succeed No Matter What This Economy Does

In this program, you will learn the business growth strategies you need to dominate your market. Build a team that thrives in change. Design a strategy that gets results. Get above the white noise. And leave the competition in the dust. Defy marketplace gravity and you leave your competition in the dust! In this session, Motivational Speaker, Meridith Elliott Powell, shares the leadership development and sales strategies you need to navigate change and succeed no matter what this economy does.

Key Takeaways:

  • The business growth strategies you need to dominate your market.
  • Learn how to build a team that thrives in change.
  • Discover the principles to designing a strategy that gets results.
  • Find out how to get above the white noise.
  • And, leave the competition in the dust!

Who Comes Next: Succession Planning Made Easy

In today’s marketplace your competitive advantage comes down to the level of talent you attract. And to compete you need to build your leadership bench. Invest in attracting top talent. And develop a culture of succession, a deep pool of talent that is committed to getting results.

With more than 75-million baby-boomers reaching retirement age, you need to be prepared. You need answers to the important questions: Who will take their place? Who will lead our organization? And Who comes next?

In this innovative, high-energy program, Meridith Elliott Powell shares the proven strategies you need to build your leadership bench, and design a succession plan that ensures the long-term growth of your organization. She’ll share what it takes to: build a strong talent pipeline, develop your future leaders, and create a succession plan that gives you clear competitive advantage. Best of all, she’ll break it down, she’ll make it easy, and you will leave with a clear plan of action that you can easily execute.

Key Takeaways:

  • Proven methodology for building your leadership bench.
  • Powerful techniques to build long, loyal and highly engaged leaders.
  • Secrets to aligning your succession plan to your strategic objectives.
  • Innovative strategies to get you out of the “urgent” phase, and into a culture of continuous leadership development.
  • A customized succession plan ready for immediate implementation.

Confidence, Hustle, Drive

Confidence, Hustle, Drive – what do those words have in common? They are the essence of the most successful among us. Traits gained when you have the depth and fortitude to do whatever it takes.

Imagine having the power to push through any obstacle. The resilience to overcome any crisis. And the creativity and endurance to thrive in the face of adversity.

To emerge successful from struggle demands you turn excuses into solutions, and you have the courage to “go for it” and fly with “no-net. Struggle is the best teacher. Better than any leader, coach or mentor. But only when you embrace it. Understand the powerful lessons in it. And you’re willing to commit to go the distance.

Join us for this power-packed session, where keynote speaker Meridith Elliott Powell, will walk you through the ground-breaking research on how struggle transforms leaders, organizations and lives.

No walking on coals, no breaking boards, just the proven strategies you need to find the path forward and turn struggle to success.

Key Takeaways:

  • Powerful statistics of how struggle expands learning and creates opportunity.
  • Secrets to building a confident mindset that fuels curiosity and discovery.
  • 5 proven strategies for building resilience.
  • Innovative techniques for using struggle to drive success.
  • Your personal plan of action for overcoming struggle to ensure you find the path forward.

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MERIDITH ELLIOTT POWELL BOOKS
MERIDITH ELLIOTT POWELL, CSP, CPAE
Sales Strategist, Leadership Expert, and Award-Winning Author
Meridith Elliott Powell
TRAVELS FROM:

North Carolina/South Carolina
KEYNOTE FEE:

$10,001 - $15,000

Keynote fee falls within this range. For exact fee, please contact us.
VIRTUAL FEE:

$7,500
KEYNOTE VIDEOS
VIRTUAL VIDEOS
"WOW, WOW, WOW and WOW! Meridith was AMAZING! Sharp and high energy, I immediately tried her ideas and got amazing results!"

First Restoration Services

"Funny, Motivating, Meridith engages, entertains, and gets your audience to do the impossible – take action!"

Cal State Fullerton

"Meridith had our group captivated from start to finish and the positive feedback has been tremendous. We'll definitely ask her back."
CEO

North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants

"She had me in the first 30-seconds, high energy, amazing content, stories so relevant to the Nantahala Outdoor Center – every board member, dishwasher, raft guide, needs to experience Meridith!"
Chief Marketing Officer

Nantahala Outdoor Center

ABOUT MERIDITH ELLIOTT POWELL

Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to watch by Currency Fair, Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare and finance. Meridith worked her way up from an entry-level position to earn her seat at the C-Suite table. She is Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by less than twelve percent of professional speakers.

She has a cutting-edge message, rooted in real-life examples and real-world knowledge. She is the author of six books, including Winning In The Trust & Value Economy (a finalist in the USA Best Book Awards) and her latest, THRIVE: Turning Uncertainty To YOUR Competitive Advantage, a roadmap of how to grow your business and drive sales in highly shifting, constantly changing economic times. Meridith writes, speaks and is passionate about helping her clients understand everything they need to know about how to make this economy start working for them.

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High energy and highly interactive, Meridith’s keynotes help leaders and business owners learn the new rules of success today. Including how today’s economy has changed, how that has changed today’s customers and employees, and specifically how that impacts your business.

In her highly engaging keynote-speaking sessions, Meridith shows her audiences how to attract more business, retain top talent, and leap into position to win in this new economy. No walking on coals, no breaking boards, just real-life strategies you can put into place first thing Monday morning.

MERIDITH ELLIOTT POWELL PROGRAMS & TOPICS
THRIVE: Turning Uncertainty To YOUR Competitive Advantage
Meridith shares the strategies you need to navigate change, master uncertainty and motivate your team to embrace the constant shifts in the market place. She walks you through the steps you need to strategically move forward, proactively prepare for disruptions, standout from the competition and dominate your marketplace. You'll leave this session with a personal strategy that ensures you have what you need to stay razor-like focused, highly flexible and ready to turn uncertainty to competitive advantage.
Leadership Redefined: Ownership, Engagement, Results!
Employee engagement trumps customer engagement ... every single time! The relationship you build with your team members and associates is more important than the relationship you build with your customers. In today's marketplace, the path to profitability and business growth is through the engagement level of your team. Meridith shares the leadership development strategies you need to engage top talent, and leave your competition in the dust.
Sales Redefined: Strategies To Succeed No Matter What This Marketplace Does
You followed all the rules. You’ve read all the books. You’ve implemented all the strategies. And still growing your branch, building your practice is a constant challenge. A challenge to get above the white noise. A challenge to stand out from the competition. A challenge to get to the decision maker. And a challenge to get the deal to close.
DEFY: Strategies to Succeed No Matter What This Economy Does
You will learn the business growth strategies you need to dominate your market. Build a team that thrives in change. Design a strategy that gets results. Get above the white noise. And leave the competition in the dust. Defy marketplace gravity and you leave your competition in the dust! In this session, Motivational Speaker, Meridith Elliott Powell, shares the leadership development and sales strategies you need to navigate change and succeed no matter what this economy does.
Who Comes Next: Succession Planning Made Easy

In today’s marketplace your competitive advantage comes down to the level of talent you attract. And to compete you need to build your leadership bench. Meridith shares the proven strategies you need to build your leadership bench, and design a succession plan that ensures the long-term growth of your organization. She’ll share what it takes to: build a strong talent pipeline, develop your future leaders, and create a succession plan that gives you clear competitive advantage.

Confidence, Hustle, Drive

Join us for this power-packed session, where keynote speaker Meridith Elliott Powell, will walk you through the ground-breaking research on how struggle transforms leaders, organizations and lives. No walking on coals, no breaking boards, just the proven strategies you need to find the path forward and turn struggle to success.

Request Availability for Meridith Elliott Powell

MERIDITH ELLIOTT POWELL BOOKS